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A Hidden Life (2019)
 7.4
 14K
A Hidden Life (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The Austrian Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II and is executed by them in 1943. Opening at Jägerstätter’s home in Austria’s countryside, the film follows Franz and his wife, Fani, along their path of resistance. Told through real wartime letters, this love story finds the couple in conflict with the members of their close-knit town, their church, their government, and even their friends — all of which brings them to a dramatic choice.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, based on true events
Plot: clergy, world war two, courtroom, nazi germany, love, treason, lawyer, husband wife relationship, arrest, prison, torture, trial, prisoner, humiliation, interrogation, beating, prison life, third reich, wehrmacht, dancing, village, fight, mountain, child, painter ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, year 1942, year 1943, year 1939
Place: berlin germany, austria

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Most similar movies to A Hidden Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and captivating films with plots about husband wife relationship, world war two, death, cigarette smoking, friendship, society and nazi mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like A Hidden Life: The Railway Man (2013), Angry Harvest (1985), Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005), 13 Minutes (2015), Never Look Away (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Railway Man (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Switzerland, UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A victim from World War II's "Death Railway" sets out to find those responsible for his torture. A true story.
Style: captivating, intense, emotional, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: torture, war, life is a bitch, human spirit, wartime life, haunted by the past, revenge, introspection, captivity, track down, post traumatic stress disorder, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942, year 1980
Place: thailand, asia, burma, japan, england
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100%
 7.1
 698
Angry Harvest (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the winter of 1942-43, a Jewish family leaps from a train going through Silesia. They are separated in the woods, and Leon, a local peasant who's now a farmer of some wealth, discovers the woman, Rosa, and hides her in his cellar. ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, tense, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, survival, train, captivity, fall in love, forbidden love, obsession, voyeurism, on the run, fashion ...
Time: 1940s
Place: holland, poland, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: True story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine brought to thrilling, dramatic life. Sophie Scholl stars Julia Jentsch in a luminous performance as the fearless activist of the underground student resistance group, The White Rose. Armed ...
Style: touching, tense, disturbing, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: resistance, nazism, german, idealism, politics, historical character, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, against the rules, tragic hero, gestapo ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, europe, munich germany, east germany, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 8K
13 Minutes (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler tricked millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: assassination attempt, nazi germany, state affairs, resistance fighter, national socialism, hitler, anti fascist, plan gone wrong, treason, prisoner, confession, nazi ...
Time: pre world war two, 1930s, year 1939, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: germany, europe, switzerland, berlin germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Never Look Away (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, film tells the story of Kurt, a young art student who falls in love with fellow student, Ellie. Ellie’s father, Professor Seeband, a famous doctor, is dismayed at his daughter’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, sincere, based on true events
Plot: painter, nazism, love, father daughter relationship, ss, manipulation, truth, childhood memory, pregnant, pregnant woman, portrait painting, holocaust ...
Time: year 1937, year 1963, year 1961, 50s, year 1940 ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, west germany, east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Ninth Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Germany, Luxembourg, Czech Republic
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama loosely based on Jean Bernard's Nazi-era prison diary.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, uplifting, contemplative ...
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, world war two, soldier, heroes, traitor, faith, nazi occupation, hopes, human spirit, introspection, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: holland, poland, russia, moscow russia, netherlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Style: touching, thought provoking, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: recluse, world war two, writer's life, name calling, writers, obsession, genius, friendship, father son relationship, teenage boy, friend, spirituality ...
Time: year 2010, year 1946, year 1939, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, new hampshire, greenwich village manhattan new york city, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, couples, society, down on your luck, wartime life, injustice, sin ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.7
 82K
The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: touching, meditative, serious, lyrical, emotional ...
Plot: culture clash, chief, power of love, adventurer, new world, colonialism, unlikely relationship, love triangle, communication problem, princess, wilderness, fish out of water ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is ...
Style: sexy, thought provoking, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, lesbian mother, wartime life, woman in danger, world war two, lesbian interest, against the odds, infidelity, society ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1999
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, contemplative, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, family relations, racism, interracial relations, injustice, culture clash, war, romance, love, society, americana ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: seattle, los angeles, north dakota, usa, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Brylcreem Boys (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1941, as part of an effort to remain strictly neutral, the Dublin government made a deal with both Berlin and London whereby any soldier, sailor or pilot captured on Irish soil, whether of German or Allied forces, would be interned for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, anti war, rivalry, love and romance, fall in love, world war two, human spirit, war, rescue, military life, village, german officer ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.8
 50K
Days of Heaven (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1910, a Chicago steel worker accidentally kills his supervisor and flees to the Texas panhandle with his girlfriend and little sister to work harvesting wheat in the fields of a stoic farmer. A love triangle, a swarm of locusts, a hellish ...
Style: atmospheric, art house, psychological, stylized, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, impossible love, farm, farmer, class differences, harvest, society, loneliness, couple relations, love, countryside, stabbing ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, turn of the century
Place: texas, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.9
 298
A Love Divided (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The dramatic true story of a marriage between a Catholic man and a Protestant woman in 1950's Ireland.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, touching
Plot: school, family relations, church, village, kidnapping, betrayal, farm, religions or cults, social relations, village life, ocean or sea, survival ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, england, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 7K
Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary, Cayman Islands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, political unrest, society, wartime life, nazism, world war two, friendship, anti semitism, writers, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1937, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dark Blue World (2001)
Genre: War, Drama, Action, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Germany, Denmark, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, world war two, romance, friendship, pilot, war, culture clash, wartime life, aviation, battle zone, aerial combat, czech ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: england, europe, poland, london, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Jew Suss: Rise and Fall (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 114 min.
Story: This intricate historical drama tells the story of actor Ferdinand Marian (Tobias Moretti), who is ordered by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels to star in the 1940 anti-Semitic film Jew Suss. Despite his cooperation, Ferdinand's actions have ...
Style: realistic, captivating, factual, psychological, serious ...
Plot: nazi germany, anti semitism, propaganda, filmmaking, actor's life, rise and fall, showbiz, introspection, political unrest, politics, movie business, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1930s
Place: europe, austria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: tense, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, harsh ...
Plot: holocaust, concentration camp, forgery, world war two, counterfeit money, survival, anti semitism, jewish, german, war crime, nazi, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany, zurich switzerland, vienna ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Resistance Banker (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the occupied Netherlands during World War II, banker Walraven van Hall (Barry Atsma) is asked to use his financial contacts to help the Dutch resistance. He doesn’t have to think about it for long. With his brother Gijs van Hall (Jacob Derwig), ...
Style: thought provoking, suspense, disturbing, touching, captivating ...
Plot: resistance, world war two, german occupation, sibling relationship, soldier, war hero, friends, danger, society, bank robbery, nazi occupation, human ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: netherlands, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.9
 3K
Eichmann (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based upon the final confession of Adolf Eichmann, made before his execution in Israel, of his role in Hitler's plan for the final solution.
Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, captivating, tense ...
Plot: holocaust, anti semitism, genocide, life is a bitch, prison, confined, prison life, courtroom drama, society, courtroom, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 60s, 40s ...
Place: europe, israel, middle east, budapest hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: war, world war two, soldier, love, american, hopes, romance, love and romance, redemption, unfulfillment, human spirit, love affair ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, year 1964
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland, arizona, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, New Zealand, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1942, British soldier Jack Celliers comes to a japanese prison camp. The camp is run by Yonoi, who has a firm belief in discipline, honour and glory. In his view, the allied prisoners are cowards when they chose to surrender instead of commiting ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: pow, world war two, soldier, war, war crime, prisoner of war camp, anti war, captivity, strong violent content, life is a bitch, confined, society ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1942, year 1936 ...
Place: japan, asia, australia, indonesia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Edge of Love (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Edge of love is a love story of two feisty women and a brilliant, charismatic poet who love both women. One woman Vera Phillips who is his first love and whom he lost for ten year, while other one is his present wife Caitlin who is adventurous ...
Style: captivating, sincere, romantic, light, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love triangle, poet, pregnancy, soldier, infidelity, friendship, unfulfillment, intrigue, war, dishonesty, political unrest, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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In the Name of the Father (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father ...
Style: emotional, realistic, thought provoking, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: prison, bomb, trial, irish, torture, rebellion, lawyer, terrorist, courtroom, terrorism, thief, interrogation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: ireland, england, europe, london, northern ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Puppetmaster (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: In the first half of this century, young Li Tienlu joins a travelling puppet theatre and subsequently makes a career as one of Taiwan's leading puppeteers.
Style: serious, thought provoking, sincere, realistic, epic ...
Plot: puppet, puppeteer, world war two, anti war, human spirit, wartime life, politics, performer's life, war, village, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 1940s, 1930s, 1910s ...
Place: taiwan, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
 3K
Olga (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, prison life, concentration camp, wartime life, life is a bitch, rebellion, politics, war, love affair, couple relations, against humanity, confined ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 329
Hella W (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The life of a heroine. The life and work of Hella Wuolijoki. A poet, spy and millionaire, she turned into an internationally acclaimed businesswoman, politician and playwright, who collaborated with Europe's leading writers such as Bertolt ...
Style: captivating, tense, factual, psychological
Plot: spy, playwright, power, prisoner, politics, women in society, world war two, stage play, divorce, husband wife relationship, business, jail ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: finland, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.6
 36K
Just Mercy (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The powerful true story of Harvard-educated lawyer Bryan Stevenson, who goes to Alabama to defend the disenfranchised and wrongly condemned — including Walter McMillian, a man sentenced to death despite evidence proving his innocence. Bryan fights ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, touching ...
Plot: false accusation of murder, courtroom, innocence, lawyer, perjury, defense attorney, murder, lie, injustice, investigation, judge, justice ...
Time: year 1987, 20th century, 80s, year 1993, year 1992
Place: alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, romantic, sentimental, erotic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: world war two, tragic love, love story, expedition, mysterious character, stranded, war, love and romance, power of love, loss of loved one, adultery, destiny ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1944 ...
Place: ethiopia, italy, libya, egypt, cairo egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Walking with the Enemy (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Romania, Hungary, Canada, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Regent Horthy is the leader of Hungary and a German ally, but his favorable standing with Hitler changes as the war comes to an end. Forced to cede Hungary’s power or else witness the execution of his son, Regent Horthy gives up control of his ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, based on true events, serious
Plot: holocaust, family relations, wartime life, war, danger, concentration camp, defiant, life is a bitch, confined, world war two, betrayal, chases and races ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 21st century, 80s ...
Place: europe, hungary, budapest hungary, budapest, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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